10/20/19 16:32:08 UTC
364.2 MHz
GARDNER, MA
THUMPER calling Huntress with presumed training tracks. Female operator
 
10/17/19 18:34:03 UTC
281.5 MHz
GARDNER, MA
Howdy 01 with Bradley Approach, 'straight in'
 
10/17/19 18:33:30 UTC
243.0 MHz
GARDNER, MA
Howdy 01 calling Bradley Approach on Guard. Told switch 281.5
 
10/08/19 22:30:50 UTC
121.000 MHz
ALBANY, NY
Polo98 doing touch and goes Stewart ANG Base
 
10/04/19 00:31:21 UTC
248.65 MHz
CHILLICOTHE, OH
Stings targeting buildings in Buckeye MOA
 

10/08/19 18:55:15 UTC
293.3/233.45 MHz
Colt flight (Maryland ANG) A-10s @ Bollen Range Ft. Indiantown Gap PA. 10/8/19
 
09/27/19 03:27:33 UTC
150.3 MHz
49Th Fts/50Th Fts Columbus Afb T-38C A/A
 
09/27/19 03:26:20 UTC
142.6250 MHz
49Th Fts/50Th Fts Columbus Afb T-38C A/A
 
09/12/19 20:44:57 UTC
151.460 MHz
?
 
09/12/19 18:37:19 UTC
34.150 MHz
PL151.4 "DZSO, *?????* one-one" "...we'll exit on the western edge of the drop zone..." ok rx, originating from Bragg? Background noise indicates helo. Often used by H64's locally. 1205h 09/11/2019 -AJ
 
09/06/19 14:18:51 UTC
125.0000 MHz
2nd alt freq used by all players, OMEGA DZ, IRON CROSS (Combat Control Team), HAVOC61 (C-130 08-5686 AE4AFB, Dyess), RAPTOR704 (N830AC AB585D SUPER PUMA of Air Center Helicopters) during simultanious operations including PAX offload from HAVOC and simulated FAT COW ops by RAPTOR. 142.25 was unusable for RAPTOR as he was in FM mode, and requested new freq. Starting 2130h 09/04/2019 at KVUJ. -AJ
 
09/06/19 14:11:15 UTC
142.250 MHz
1st alt freq used by all players, OMEGA DZ, IRON CROSS (Combat Control Team), HAVOC61 (C-130 08-5686 AE4AFB, Dyess), RAPTOR704 (N830AC SUPER PUMA of Air Center Helicopters) during initial stages including PJE passes. Starting 2100h 09/04/2019 at KVUJ. -AJ
 



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Avon Park Range Information & Frequencies

Avon Park is 164 square miles, making it the largest gunnery and bombing range east of the Mississippi River. Located in a remote setting in Central Flroida, it is ideal for black sky night operation. This range is also very active with day time activities.

Missions occuring at Avon Park are easily monitorable from most parts of Florida. From here in Daytona Beach, FL (about 120 miles NorthEast of the center of the range) I can hear most Air-Air mission audio with a simple outdoor non-directional antenna. While this antenna (ScanTenna) is mounted at only 20' it provides for excellent receiption from the Avon Park range.

For those in Central and Southern Florida the Avon Park Range should be an easy target and provide many days of exciting military air communications. While fishing in the Ft. Lauderdale, FL area I was able to listen to F16's out of Homestead AFB targeting many different targest at the range. From Lazer targets to the Nuke Circle you'll hear many different types of practice missions.

Below I've included two maps to help you understand just where the aircraft you hear are actually located. Most training missions you'll hear using the range will be F-16's (callsign SHARK's and MAKO's) flying out of the Homestead Airforce Base just south of Miami, FL. I suggest you look elsewhere on this website for frequencies for Homestead (note: I have not yet put together the Homestead page, keep checking).

The map on the left is a scanned image from an Aeronautical Chart (airplane road map). Below the maps image you'll find links to larger version of this area which you can print. This map shows the Military Operations Areas (MOA) and Restricted areas which make up the Avon Park Range Complex.

The map on the right is a simple overview of Central Florida. This will give you a general idea of just where the Avon Park range is located in relation to various Florida cities. If you click on the map image a larger version of this map will be displayed.

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For those who like to enter frequencies into your own database or spreadsheet I've included a Comma Separated Value (CSV). With the CSV file you should be able to import these frequencies into your favorite scanner programming software, Excel spreadsheet or your favorite database program. For the Comma separated Value file Click Here.

Note: Frequencies in bold seem to be the most active.
Frequency (MHz) Description Modulation
124.1750 Approach Control AM
126.1500 Avon Ops (see note 1 below) AM
132.3250 Charlie Range AM
132.5750 Oscar Range AM
132.8750 Bravo Range AM
138.0500 Buccaneer Ops AM
138.1250 Air-Air AM
138.4000 Air-Air AM
138.4500 Air-Air AM
139.8000 Air-Air AM
141.9000 MAKO Air-Air AM
150.2250 Range/Target Operations Net FM
150.2750 Law Enforcement/Fire Net FM
150.3450 Security FM
163.3750 Sounds like Building Maint. FM
164.9625 Miscellaneous Net FM
165.1375 Miscellaneous Net FM
166.0000 Miscellaneous Net FM
166.2500 Miscellaneous Net FM
238.9000 Lake Placid MOA/AR-620 AM
264.6000 Bravo Range AM
264.6250 Range Controllers Bravo & Foxtrot AM
271.2000 GCI Operations AM
276.6000 Range Target Scoring AM
276.8000 Air-to-Ground Tactical Training AM
281.5000 Miami Center AirTrafficControl AM
282.8000 River Range/Hard Luck Drop Zone AM
283.7000 Buccaneer Ops. AM
285.5000 Miami Center AirTrafficControl AM
285.7250 Range Controllers Charlie & Echo AM
286.4000 Charlie Range AM
292.2000 Range Control AM
307.1000 Miami Center AirTrafficControl AM
321.0000 Air-Air AM
335.9500 ??Possible TARPON freq also W174 AM
349.0000 Miami Center AirTrafficControl AM
349.3000 Range Target Scoring AM
350.6750 (Commonly paired with 355.675) AM
353.8000 MAKO's Discrete a/a AM
354.4000 Range Target Scoring AM
355.6750 (Commonly paired with 350.675) AM
359.4000 RANGE AM
41.6000 Miscellaneous Net FM
41.9500 A-10 Air-Air AVON FM
46.7500 Miscellaneous Net FM
49.8500 Miscellaneous Net FM
49.9000 Miscellaneous Net FM
(1) - Many sources including the Grove Military directory have this listed as "Avon Tower". There are no tower controlled airports in or near the Avon Park range. I was able to find 126.1500 is actually listed in the FLIP VFR Supplement (a DOD Flight Information Publication which is updated every 24 weeks). Itís listed as the Avon Ops frequency for the MacDill AFB Aux Fld. This is a small airport thatís within the Avon Park range. (FAA Identifier AGR).

From time to time you'll hear civil aircraft call up on this freq. requesting the status of the R-2901 or one of the many Avon Park MOA's. This is common however that does not make it a "Tower" frequency as claimed by many websites.